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Crowdfunding Compliance Event Adds State Securities Officials to Presenter List

Ronak Patel and Jeffery Kruske

With Title II accredited crowdfunding and Reg A+ crowdfunding picking up steam, interest is growing as to how best leverage the internet to raise capital online.  Until the JOBS Act of 2012, it was forbidden to “generally solicit” or advertise certain private placements. But at… Read More

#LenditUSA Bigger than Ever as Online Lending Begins to Mature

Crowd at LenditUSA 2016 Peter Thiel

  LenditUSA 2016 was bigger than ever. If you look back just three years the venue and the organizers have scaled what was once a relatively small gathering of 375 industry participants in 2013 to one that is truly a global event with over 3,500… Read More

Race to Scale: £100 Million Funding Drive to Support British Business Launched by Crowdfinders

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Event organizer Crowdfinders has joined with a group of high-profile partners to launch an annual £100 million funding drive to raise both equity and debt capital to help scale UK SMEs. The partnership includes the following entities; Seedrs, SyndicateRoom, UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA), Crowdcube,… Read More

Minister of Economy Gives French Crowdfunding Sector a Boost

French Crowdfunding Event with Minister of Economy Emmanuel Macron

The French Minister of Economy, Emmanuel Macron was the guest star of the 3rd annual meeting of the French crowdfunding association. He expressed his commitment to the crowdfunding economy, shared his views on the regulation of innovation, and, to prove his point, announced several significant… Read More

OTC Markets to Host “Mini-Conference”, Will Feature Barry Silbert of Digital Currency Group

Barry Silbert

OTC Markets Group (OTCQX:OTCM) will be hosting a “mini-conference” entitled Capital Raising 2.0 to discuss the process of raising capital and potentially going public under the JOBS Act exemptions. The event held at the OTC Markets office will present an introduction to crowdfunding portals and… Read More

Fintech Startups and The Future of Banking

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Will fintech startups cause the demise of banks or come to their rescue? This was one of the topics debated at The “Future of Banking” event held by The Economist in Paris on March 10th 2016. The Future of Banking was aptly subtitled “Survival of… Read More

Fintech Law in Asia Conference Scheduled to Take Place in Japan

Chen Hung Yi

In response to the rapid increase of Fintech in Asia, a new conference has been launched to address the fast changing environment for financial firms. The 2016  Fintech Law in Asia Conference is scheduled to take place at Nagoya University in Japan this April. The… Read More

At Execfintech: Frankfurt Vies to Become the New FinTech Capital

execfintech in Frankfurt opening

When thinking about Frankfurt, Finance immediately comes into mind. But FinTech? Not necessarily. Well, if it goes according to Execfintech, this is about to change. In its 3rd edition, Execfintech is a Fintech networking event, part pitching and part conference style panels and presentations –… Read More

NCFA Prepares for Big Crowdfunding Event this Week in Toronto

Bill Morrow

The 2nd Annual Canadian Crowdfunding Summit (#CCS2016) is set to take place later this week (March 3). The event will cover all aspects of crowdfunding and will be held at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto. Canada has recently updated its regulatory approach to raising… Read More

One Spark Festival Revamps for 2016

One Spark presser

One Spark, previously labeled as the world’s largest crowdfunding festival, has revamped and restructured for 2016. At a press conference held early today in Jacksonville, the One Spark’s board outlined their vision for 2016.  It was just last month that One Spark announced a new… Read More

4th Annual Silicon Valley Crowdfunding Conference Returns to Computer History Museum in Mountain View

SV Crowdfunding 2016

One of the longest ongoing crowdfunding events in this very young industry is taking place once again in the heart of Silicon Valley. The 4th Annual Silicon Valley Crowdfunding Conference returns to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View on March 3rd & 4th this… Read More

Latvian Marketplace Lender Twino is Not Magic, It is Reselling Short Term Consumer loans

Jevhenijs Kazanis Twino

Today at Finovate Europe in London, quite a few attendees were startled to hear Jevhenijs Kazanis, Twino’s CEO, confidently assert: “Twino will buy back any non performing loan after a 30 day period of delinquency.” How could that work? Many wondered. It was already startling… Read More

Nesta Schedules Event to Launch Alternative Finance Industry Report

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Nesta, in partnership with Cambridge University and KPMG, has scheduled a gathering to launch the UK Alternative Finance Industry Report. The event, which is open to the public, is an opportunity to discuss key trends in the UK crowdfunding and peer to peer lending (marketplace… Read More

SEC Publishes Agenda for Equity Markets Structure Advisory Committee

SEC Securities and Exchange Commission

The SEC has published the agenda for next week’s meeting of the Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee (EMSAC). The bulk of the meeting will tackle the “Flash Crash” that occurred on August 24th, 2015.  This was a bone-jarring event that saw the Dow nose-dived 1000… Read More

OurCrowd Equity Crowdfunding Event to Host 3000 Investors & Entrepreneurs

Jon Medved

Global investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd is hosting its second annual Global Investor Summit this week in Jerusalem and organizers state this will be far bigger than year prior. According to OurCrowd, approximately 3,000 investors, entrepreneurs and corporate partners will join to participate in the conference… Read More

National Crowdfunding Association of Canada Schedules 2nd Summit for this March

NCFA Summit Cheers

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA) has slated their 2nd annual gathering to be held in Toronto on March 3rd of 2016. The Canadian Crowdfunding Summit is crafted to be the most prominent event for leaders in the quickly emerging Canadian crowdfunding sector of finance…. Read More

China – US Event to Focus on Future of Marketplace Lending

Ning Tang

Industry representatives from the two largest economies in the world, China and the United States, will gather in San Francisco later this month to discuss the future of P2P / marketplace lending.  The conference is organized by Sync US International (Chi Mei International) a bilateral “resource”… Read More

Crowdfunder UK’s Jess Ratty At TedxBristol: “The Opportunity to Change the World Has Never Been So Tangible” (Video)

Jess Ratty

Last month, fellow of the Royal Society and brand communications manager of Crowdfunder UK, Jess Ratty, took to the stage of TedxBristol to share her insights on crowdfunding. The sold-out event was set to be one of the largest in the UK this year, with over 1,800 people… Read More